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The following is a reference section for collectors and enthusiasts. It is a new section which we will be expanding as rapidly as possible. Any comments or suggestions for new sections are welcome. We hope you find them both useful and informative
If you are looking to books then our find a bookshop section may be of some assistance.

How to Grade Books A guide to the terms, definitions and how to describe the grading of a book or jacket
Identify a first edition A guide to the basics of identifying first editions from later printings
Types of Book Illustration Brief descriptions on the varies forms of printing and the illustrative processes used in books and prints
Glossary of book terms An alphabetical guide which explains the meaning of technical terms and words used by collectors, dealers and bookbinders.
Bibliography Section Author bibliographies - continually being updated
Manuscripts The history of and information about antiquarian manuscripts

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